International Baccalaureate

IB Middle Years Programme (MYP)

Available for students in grades 6-8 at Abbotsford Middle School.  This programme encourages the development of skills for communication, intercultural understanding and global engagement, qualities that are essential for life in the 21st century.

Learn more about the IB Middle Years Program

**Please note that space at Abbotsford Middle School is limited - please contact our Program Manager for more information before applying.

Pre-IB Programme preparation at Abbotsford Secondary

To assist Students in grades 9 and 10 transition to the academic demands of the IB Diploma Programme, Abbotsford Senior Secondary School offers Pre-Diploma 9 and 10 courses in English, French, Social Studies, Mathematics and Science.  Emphasis is placed on higher level skills including analysis, research, writing, problem-solving, and working in cooperative groups.  Curriculum and evaluation are modelled on IB course requirements.

IB Diploma Programme at Abbotsford Secondary 

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The 2 year IB Diploma Programme is offered in grades 11 and 12 at Abbotsford Secondary, a fully accredited IB World School.  The  IB Diploma prepares students for university, and is recognized internationally.

Students who are interested in applying to the IB Diploma program must

  1. Contact our office to inform us of their interest.  We will work with the IB Department to coordinate the application process
  2. Complete and submit the IB Application Form to the International Program Office, NOT to Abbotsford Secondary School.  You can upload it with the International Program application, or you can email it to
  3. Complete a writing sample assignment
  4. Subject to the results of the writing sample and application, conduct an in person or skype interview with the Director of IB at Abbotsford Secondary.

As an alternative to studying the full IB Diploma, some students choose to take only a few IB subjects and complete the standard BC graduation requirements and post-secondary requirements.  

There are no additional costs for the IB Programme.

Learn more about the IB Diploma Programme at Abbotsford Senior Secondary

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IB Courses Available at Abbotsford Senior Secondary


IB Sciences

IB Biology 11 SL / IB Chemistry 11 HL /  IB Physics 11 SL  / IB Biology 12 SL / IB Chemistry 12 SL  / IB Physics 12 SL


IB Business & Management 11 /  IB Business & Management 12

Language Arts

IB English 11 SL/HL /  B English 12 SL/HL


IB French (SL) Yr. 1 /  IB French (SL) Yr. 2 

Visual and Performing Arts

IB Visual Art 11 & 12 / IB Theatre 11 & 12

Social Studies

IB History 11 HL / IB History 12 HL / IB Theory of Knowledge 11 / IB Theory of Knowledge 12


IB Mathematics Standard Level Year 1 & 2